Name for a certain type of wine bar where wine produced by the owner himself is served at certain times. The name comes from the "Buschen" made of green branches above the entrance gate, which indicates that the pub is open. In Germany, they are also known as Straußwirtschaft, Besenwirtschaft or Heckenwirtschaft. In Austria, especially in the capital Wien, these establishments are called Heuriger. The Emperor Charlemagne (742-814) is said to have issued regulations for the operation of such wine taverns, but no original source is known. In any case, the regulations in the two countries are quite similar. Typical of such pubs are the mostly rustic furnishings, a selection of simple, often hearty dishes and, above all, the very cosy, often family atmosphere. See also wine events and wine with food.
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